The 6th annual Skyline Benidorm Film Festival will be celebrated from the 2th through the 9th of April 2022, in the city of Benidorm (Spain).

Award for the best national fiction short film (€ 500)
Award for the best national animation short film (€ 500)
Award for the best national documentary short film (€ 500)
Award for the best european Short Film (€ 500)
Award for the best Ibero-American Short Film Award (€ 500)
Award for the best Short Film Script Award (€ 1,000)
Award for the best national Short Pitch project (valued at € 12,000)
Award for the best short film by a young director (Award for distribution and Trophy)
Best Director Award (Trophy)
Best Cinematography Award (Trophy)
Best Soundtrack Award (Trophy)
Best Production Award (Trophy)
Best Valencian Short Film Award (Trophy)
Best Leading Actor Award (Trophy)
Best Leading Actress Award (Trophy)
Best Costume Design Award (Trophy)
Audience Award (Trophy)
Skyliner Award (Trophy)

The headquarters of the Skyline Benidorm Film Festival is located at the following address: Plaza de S.S.M.M Los Reyes de España 1, Benidorm (Alicante) and its official website www.skylinefest.es offers detailed information for contact.
Through a cultural project with a future projection, Skyline Benidorm Film Festival aims to promote, disseminate, professionalize and enhance short-form cinema.
ARTICLE 01. DATES
The celebration of the 6th Edition of the Skyline Benidorm Film Festival will take place in the city of Benidorm, Spain, between April 2 and 9, 2022. As a consequence of the COVID-19 coronavirus, this celebration may be altered by the measures taken must be adopted by order of the competent authorities in matters of health and which will be informed promptly through the Festival website.

ARTICLE 02. REQUIREMENTS
Fiction, animation and documentary works, which have a maximum duration of 30 minutes and whose production date is after April 2020, will be able to compete. It will be positively valued that the short film is a premiere at the festival.
Short films can compete in the following sections:
• National Official Category
Only Spanish-produced short films may participate in the Official National Short Film Section.

• European International Category
Short films produced in any country of the European Union except Spain may participate. The works must be registered, preferably, with Spanish subtitles, although viewing copies with English subtitles will also be accepted.

• International Ibero-American Category
Any work whose production belongs to the Latin American field.

• Young Creators Category
National competition of short films directed by students. The duration cannot exceed 10 minutes and the theme must revolve around gender equality and / or integration).

ARTICLE 03. REGISTRATION
The registration period will open on December 13, 2021 and will remain open until January 31, 2022. Each author may submit a maximum of two works.
The films may be registered in the different sections through any of the following platforms:
www.festhome.com
www.movibeta.com
www.filmfreeway.com

REGISTRATION FEES
National Official Category:
Until January 23, 2022, the early registration fee will be € 7.
From January 24 to 31, 2022, the late registration fee will be € 14.
European International Category:
Until January 23, 2022, the early registration fee will be € 14.
From January 24 to 31, 2022, the late registration fee will be € 20.
Ibero-American International Category:
Until January 23, 2022, the early registration fee will be € 14.
From January 24 to 31, 2022, the late registration fee will be € 20.
Young Creators Category:
From December 13 to January 31. Tax exempt.

ARTICLE 04. AWARDS

Award for the best national fiction short film (€ 500)
Award for the best national animation short film (€ 500)
Award for the best national documentary short film (€ 500)
Award for the best european Short Film (€ 500)
Award for the best Ibero-American Short Film Award (€ 500)
Award for the best Short Film Script Award (€ 1,000)
Award for the best national Short Pitch project (valued at € 12,000)
Award for the best short film by a young director (Award for distribution and Trophy)
Best Director Award (Trophy)
Best Cinematography Award (Trophy)
Best Soundtrack Award (Trophy)
Best Production Award (Trophy)
Best Valencian Short Film Award (Trophy)
Best Leading Actor Award (Trophy)
Best Leading Actress Award (Trophy)
Best Costume Design Award (Trophy)
Audience Award (Trophy)
Skyliner Award (Trophy)

The prizes will be paid by bank transfer in favor of the natural or legal person who has made the registration or is directly linked to the registered work in question, being subject to the legal withholdings established by current law. The trophies and awards will be presented at the final gala to the director, producer or representative of each of the awarded short films. The organization will not be responsible for the shipping costs of the trophies of those not attending the festival.

ARTICLE 05. PAYMENT PER SELECTION

The organization will pay to all the short films selected from the Official National Section the amount of € 200, as payment for selection and copyright. Authors must inform the organization if

they are part of the SGAE or any other society that manages copyright, since the payment of this amount covers the copyright of the projected works.
The amount of all prizes and cash grants awarded by the festival or its sponsors will be subject to the fiscal restrictions established by law.

ARTICLE 06. SELECTION OF WORKS

One month before the Skyline Benidorm Film Festival, the organization will inform those finally selected of their participation in the different sections of the festival. The films selected for the competition must confirm their participation within 72 hours of the communication of being accepted.

The producer or representative who has confirmed the participation of the film in the Festival will be responsible for the communication of acceptance and participation in the Festival with respect to institutions, companies, sales agents and other professionals in general who participate in the production and / or film distribution.

The invitation of each film selected by the Festival will be strictly confidential between its Management and the producers or representatives of each of the invited films until the Festival decides to announce it officially and publicly.

ARTICLE 07. JURY

The jury will be made up of prominent professionals from the film industry and will be in charge of awarding the prizes.
The jury may declare any of the prizes void if it deems it appropriate, as well as award second prize without financial prize. No person who is an interested party in the production or exhibition of the films on which they must render their verdict may not participate as a jury.
The decisions of the jury will be final.

ARTICLE 08. DELIVERY OF SCREENING AND PROMOTION MATERIALS

The Festival Organization reserves the right not to accept copies that, after the control of the Festival's technical department, are unsuitable for screening. The Festival organization will notify the owners or representatives of the films if irregularities are found in the copy.
All exhibition copies of the selected films must be sent by download link before March 5, 2022.
LIST OF REQUIRED MATERIALS:
Poster of the short film in high quality
Director's photo and biography

4 HD photos
Official synopsis and list of awards / selections
Small technical sheet: year of production, duration, country, director and producer
Projection copy without subtitles in HD h264 stereo
Projection copy with English subtitles embedded in HD h264 stereo image
Trailer in OVSTSP: Mp4, between 5-10Mb

ARTICLE 09. GENERAL RULES

The Festival Organization will determine the format and the projection schedule, either in person or online. In any case, the face-to-face screening at headquarters will be subject to what the health authorities determine on the scheduled dates. Regardless of the programming in person.
The selection committee of the festival will be in charge of choosing the works that will become part of the competitive official section, as well as the rest of the sections, informing all participants personally and in writing of the result of the official selection.

The Festival Management may withdraw at any time the film that does not comply with any of the rules of these regulations. Likewise, the falsification of the production data may lead to its withdrawal from the different competitive sections if it had been selected for some of them.

The Festival will bear the cost of accommodation and meals for a representative of each selected film during the days that they are invited to the festival. If the guest wants to come with a companion, this extra expense will not be covered by the festival in any case.

The Festival may screen the selected short films at the locations and times it deems appropriate during the days of the festival and in parallel screenings that may take place during the rest of the year, up to a maximum of five sessions, always informing the creators beforehand and with their consent. .

The director, producer or representative of the works selected for the competition will take part in a discussion after the screenings of their works.

Short films whose production company is Valencian, will also compete for the award for best Valencian short film.

ARTICLE 10. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

The author or owner will maintain their intellectual right and it will be his competence as long as they are not subject to any legal responsibility, as there are no rights to third parties.
The presentation of a short film to SKYLINE BENIDORM FILM FESTIVAL entails, by the selected participants, the non-exclusive transfer of the material to the organization for use in the different activities programmed with the festival sponsors.
All documentation received will become part of the festival archive.

ARTICLE 11. ACCEPTANCE OF THE RULES

The inscription to the festival implies the acceptance of these bases.
Any question not foreseen in the bases will be resolved by the organization of the festival.
These bases are subject to possible modifications and / or annexes for reasons beyond the control of the organization.

For more information:

info@skylinefest.es
www.skylinefest.es
www.twitter.com/skylinefilmfest
www.facebook.com/SkylineFilmFestival
www.instagram.com/skylinefilmfestival